Sometimes a little armchair traveling is in order. Whether you’re preparing for your next trip, relaxing after one you just took, or you simply love reading about all things travel in the times that you have no excursions planned, this list will transport you around the world and back again -- no passport required.
Whether you already know where you want to go or you’re seeking a little inspiration, this list of movies should get you in the traveling spirit. These movies aren’t necessarily about travel, but they do provide a healthy dose of cityscapes, open beaches, and charming countrysides that will make you want to do some wandering of your own. Check out the list and start planning for your next getaway!
When you visit a new place, it’s easy to walk around admiring the beautiful and unique architecture without understanding the significance of what you’re seeing. However, architecture is an art form, and like any era of art, the buildings built at a particular time reflect the values and happenings of their day. This week, we’re headed to Budapest, Hungary, to examine three styles of architecture that you’ll find in the Queen of the Danube.
Ottoman (Turkish) Architecture
If you’re like many people, the thought of going a couple of days without checking your email or even a single day without your phone can trigger alarm bells. That tiny, useful, and time-warping device has been the culprit behind many missed conversation details and delayed trips to the land of dreams. While a little digital detox can be useful at any time, it is especially pertinent when traveling.
Opera usually isn’t the first art form we associate with Italy, but it was Italy’s unique conditions in the late 16th century that made the origination and popularization of opera possible. Maybe you’ve never been to an opera (or had any desire to go!), but this art form is a big part of the reason why musicians today can amass the following that they do.
Author: Debra Harris
As founder of Life’s Journey Travel, I’m deeply passionate about creating custom travel experiences that allow my clients to truly savor the journey.